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You have one computer and two internet connections, can you run them both simultaneously? My problem is internet is really slow here, i have ATT 3.0DSL and was curious if i could run another line to our house and hook 2 x DSL lines up to my computer and use both of the lines bandwidth at the same time for gaming/downloads? by the way im using Windows 7.
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Nope
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nope you'd have to either build an open source firewall/router or buy a decent enterprise router that supports dual wan connections and load balancing.

Not really worth the time.
    
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Originally Posted by dizzyscure1 View Post
You have one computer and two internet connections, can you run them both simultaneously? My problem is internet is really slow here, i have ATT 3.0DSL and was curious if i could run another line to our house and hook 2 x DSL lines up to my computer and use both of the lines bandwidth at the same time for gaming/downloads? by the way im using Windows 7.
Short answer: NO

Long answer you would need to use static routing (possibly defining outgoing connections to specific game servers to use a certain outbound interface) or some sort of advanced load balancer for outgoing connections. Every connection would still use one connection so you would not see speed increases at all, just less of an impact when having multiple connection open. It's not worth it by any means.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by dizzyscure1 View Post
You have one computer and two internet connections, can you run them both simultaneously? My problem is internet is really slow here, i have ATT 3.0DSL and was curious if i could run another line to our house and hook 2 x DSL lines up to my computer and use both of the lines bandwidth at the same time for gaming/downloads? by the way im using Windows 7.
Theoretically / technically, yes, it's possible. But it's ISP-dependent. Unfortunately, I don't believe AT&T supports it.

The technology you're looking for is MLPPP, or Multilink Point-to-Point-Protocol.
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Buy a Cisco router with dual fast ethernet ports and a switch that supports 802.1Q. Run both ISP routers exiting LAN Ethernet ports directly into your switch and then a single Ethernet cat5e-6 into the Cisco router. Some sub-interface and nat configurations are needed but that it.
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Also as a side note, gaming itself would not require multiple connections.
Games typically only use ~5-20 KB/sec.
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It's not at all needed for gaming / browsing in any way.

Though, it's pretty handy imo.


If you destroy one of the ports, you'll have a spare one , instead of some ugly insanely huge internet card (which is PCI 9/10 times and most mobo's have one or none PCI slots, that are placed exactly so that it's impossible to use with SLI / CFX if you're lucky).

And i personally use the 2nd port for a Cross cable to my laptop, since we have a 100mb/s router, and the crosscable is 1000mb/s

Unfortunately my P5E Deluxe only has one port
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